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Anthologies (non-poetry)

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Stim An Autistic Anthology

Stim An Autistic Anthology

Author: Lizzie Huxley-Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

Around one in one hundred people in the UK are autistic, yet there remains a fundamental misunderstanding of what autism is. It is rare that autistic people get to share their own experiences, show how creative and talented and passionate they are, how different they are from media stereotypes. This insightful and eye-opening collection of essays, fiction and visual art showcases the immense talents of some of the UK's most exciting writers and artists - who just happen to be on the spectrum. Here they reclaim the power to speak for themselves and redefine what it means to be autistic. Stim invites the reader into the lives, experiences, minds of the eighteen contributors, and asks them to recognise the hurdles of being autistic in a non-autistic world and to uncover the empathy and understanding necessary to continue to champion brilliant yet unheard voices.

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Author: Pauline Kaldas Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This anthology brings together the voices of both new and established Arab American writers in a compilation of creative nonfiction that reveals the stories of the Arab diaspora in styles that range from the traditional to the experimental. Writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, and Syria explore issues related to politics, family, culture, and racism. Coming from different belief systems and cultures and including first- and second-generation immigrants as well as those whose identities encompass more than a single culture, these writers tell stories that speak to the complexity of the Arab American experience.

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Beyond Memory An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Creative Nonfiction

Author: Pauline Kaldas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

This anthology brings together the voices of both new and established Arab American writers in a compilation of creative nonfiction that reveals the stories of the Arab diaspora in styles that range from the traditional to the experimental. Writers from Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, and Syria explore issues related to politics, family, culture, and racism. Coming from different belief systems and cultures and including first- and second-generation immigrants as well as those whose identities encompass more than a single culture, these writers tell stories that speak to the complexity of the Arab American experience.

Down on the Sidewalk Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Down on the Sidewalk Stories about Children and Childhood from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Author: Carole L. Glickfeld, Tom Kealey, Dana Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Front porches, family cars, playgrounds, swimming pools: from such familiar haunts of childhood, these stories look out on the world through young eyes and hearts. Wise beyond their years - or soon to be - Ruthie, Omar, J.J., and the other kids in these stories veer in and out of touching distance to hard lessons about trust, love, and mortality. However engaged or aloof, grownups are always nearby. Far-from-perfect emissaries to the realm of adulthood, they pose questions for children even as they offer answers.

Good and Balanced Stories about Sports from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Good and Balanced Stories about Sports from the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction

Author: Lisa Graley, Francois Camoin, Tom Kealey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2020

Set on the field of play, or maybe just its memory, these stories of the sporting life range beyond the expected to include such pursuits as yoga, billiards, horse racing, cards, and boxing. Here, even iconic sports like football, basketball, and baseball get a fresh take through stories that might feature a losing coach, a woman hoopster, or a groundskeeper (rather than a star player). Whether front-and-center as a story's driving force or as a backdrop for other concerns, the skill, cunning, and aggression on display here are familiar to all of us - as players, willing or not, in all manner of contests.

What a Hazard a Letter Is The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

What a Hazard a Letter Is The Strange Destiny of the Unsent Letter

Author: Caroline Atkins Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/03/2020

Letters are, says Janet Malcolm, 'fossils of feeling': once written and sent, their sentiments cannot be taken back. But what if, once written, they're not sent - or never arrive? What a Hazard a Letter Is looks at unsent letters in all their forms, from expressions of love left unsaid that could have changed two people's lives to shooting-from-the-hip outbursts that, if not thought better of, would have landed the author in hot water, and the plot twists in novels caused by letters going astray. This endlessly surprising book ranges from George III to David Nicholls' One Day, and from Beethoven's mysterious muse to Kafka, in unsent letters that are by turns magnificent tirades and unbearably poignant, and all too often tell truths too near the mark to send.

In the Eye of the Storm Edgar Mittelholzer: Critical Perspectives

In the Eye of the Storm Edgar Mittelholzer: Critical Perspectives

Author: Juanita Cox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1801-1807

Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown The Literary Magazine and Other Writings, 1801-1807

Author: Michael C. Cohen Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/2020

Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) was a key writer of the revolutionary era and early U.S. republic, known for his landmark novels and other writings in a variety of genres. The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown presents all of Brown's non-novelistic writings-letters, political pamphlets, fictions, periodical writings, historical writings, and poety-in a seven-volume scholarly set. This series' volumes are edited to the highest scholarly standards and will bear the seal of the Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions (MLA-CSE). Poems, volume 7 of the series, is the first comprehensive collection of the poetry of Charles Brockden Brown (1771- 1810), one of the earliest professional writers in U.S. history. While Brown is well known as a novelist, his poetry has never before been collected, and many of the works included in this book appear in print for the first time in 200 years. The Committee on Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association has awarded the volume a seal of certification as an MLA Approved Scholarly Edition. Each edited text has a detailed textual note providing publication history, provenance, and information on attribution, along with extensive scholarly annotations. A historical introduction locates the poems in Brown's biography, the print culture of the Revolutionary Atlantic world, and the literary history of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, while a textual essay provides full bibliographical information on the sources for all copy-texts, as well as an extensive description of the editorial protocols. The volume therefore promises to reshape our understanding of professional literary writing in the period after the American Revolution.

Voices from the Center of the World Contemporary Poets of Ecuador

Voices from the Center of the World Contemporary Poets of Ecuador

Author: Margaret Randall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

In Voices from the Center of the World, Randall has gathered 25 poets born in Ecuador between 1926 and 1993. These include some cultural heroes of the 20th century, and many of the voices that define Peruvian political dissent. It also focuses on a new generations of poets, especially women and indigenous poets born after 1950. Especially exciting are poets writing in the Kichwa language, Ariruma Kowii (1961) and Lucila Lema (1974) who serve as custodians of indigenous knowledge and imaginations, at once political, historical, and ancestral. Margaret Randall's selection and translations are alert to the edges and cadences of an individual idiom, to the plural alignments with the long view of history, and to consciousness of the country's literary dynamism. Often overshadowed by the literatures of Colombia, Argentina and Chile, Voices from the Center of the World brings the literature of Peru -- fully engaged in contemporary issues like human rights and climate change, yet infused with a wisdom drawn from its ancient mountain cultures.

A Kamigata Anthology Literature from Japan's Metropolitan Centers, 1600-1750

A Kamigata Anthology Literature from Japan's Metropolitan Centers, 1600-1750

Author: Harold Bolitho Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2020

This is the first of a three-volume anthology of Edo- and Meiji-era urban literature that includes An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Mega-City, 1750-1850 and A Tokyo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Modern Metropolis, 1850-1920. The present work focuses on the years in which bourgeois culture first emerged in Japan, telling the story of the rising commoner arts of Kamigata, or the Upper Regions of Kyoto and Osaka, which harkened back to the Japan's middle ages even as they rebelled against and competed with that earlier era. Both cities prided themselves on being models and trendsetters in all cultural matters, whether arts, crafts, books, or food. The volume also shows how elements of popular arts that germinated during this period ripened into the full-blown consumer culture of late-Edo. The tendency to imagine Japan's modernity as a creation of Western influence since the mid-nineteenth century is still strong, particularly outside Japan studies. A Kamigata Anthology challenges such assumptions by illustrating the flourishing phenomenon of Japan's movement into its own modernity through a selection of the best examples from the period, including popular genres such as haikai poetry, handmade picture scrolls, travel guidebooks, kabuki and joruri plays, prose narratives of contemporary life, and jokes told by professional entertainers. Well illustrated with prints from popular books of the time and artwork containing poems and commentaries, the volume emphasizes texts currently unavailable in English and translated into entertaining, vibrant prose.

A Kamigata Anthology Literature from Japan's Metropolitan Centers, 1600-1750

A Kamigata Anthology Literature from Japan's Metropolitan Centers, 1600-1750

Author: Harold Bolitho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020

This is the first of a three-volume anthology of Edo- and Meiji-era urban literature that includes An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Mega-City, 1750-1850 and A Tokyo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Modern Metropolis, 1850-1920. The present work focuses on the years in which bourgeois culture first emerged in Japan, telling the story of the rising commoner arts of Kamigata, or the Upper Regions of Kyoto and Osaka, which harkened back to the Japan's middle ages even as they rebelled against and competed with that earlier era. Both cities prided themselves on being models and trendsetters in all cultural matters, whether arts, crafts, books, or food. The volume also shows how elements of popular arts that germinated during this period ripened into the full-blown consumer culture of late-Edo. The tendency to imagine Japan's modernity as a creation of Western influence since the mid-nineteenth century is still strong, particularly outside Japan studies. A Kamigata Anthology challenges such assumptions by illustrating the flourishing phenomenon of Japan's movement into its own modernity through a selection of the best examples from the period, including popular genres such as haikai poetry, handmade picture scrolls, travel guidebooks, kabuki and joruri plays, prose narratives of contemporary life, and jokes told by professional entertainers. Well illustrated with prints from popular books of the time and artwork containing poems and commentaries, the volume emphasizes texts currently unavailable in English and translated into entertaining, vibrant prose.

Selected Stories

Selected Stories

Author: Sherwood Anderson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2020